Archive: July 2017


  • July 31, 2017

Beauty Restores the Soul

July 4 I was walking through The Mission in San Francisco, admiring the street murals. We turned the corner to head up to Dolores Park, It was a beautiful day …

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  • July 27, 2017

The Power of Transitions

Anyone who juggles a large number of important activities often experiences transitions. Effectively managing this makes a great difference in the quality of your performance. Here are three tips on …

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  • July 24, 2017

Hard Work

My son and I arrived in Phoenix to 115 degree heat, drove up to Monument Valley, over to the Grand Canyon and then the Hoover Dam. All the while temperatures …

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  • July 20, 2017

2 Grand Tools for Peak Performance

Reporting from the Grand Canyon, here are two tools I use in the Visionary Leadership Academy (VLA): (1) the 3 Circles of Self-balance, and (2) the the 3 Circles of …

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  • July 13, 2017

Marquee Customers with Bill Lee

Discussing “marquee customers” with Bill Lee, who runs the Center for Customer Engagement, and puts on the annual Summit on Customer Engagement.

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  • July 10, 2017

Special Moments

My daughter Ruchi celebrated her fifth grade promotion this week. When I was in fifth grade we didn’t have a “promotion.” It’s like a graduation, preparing the youngsters for sixth …

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  • July 6, 2017

3 Elements of Visionary Leadership

The 3 elements of visionary leadership: self-transformation, strategic foresight, and leading change.

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  • July 3, 2017

Retracing Your Steps

My son, Gabe, and I are preparing for our annual father-son trip. This year, we will be in the American southwest. You can see our planned route above, starting in …

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